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Sing-A-Long: Sound Of MusicWolf Trap
Sat. Aug 24 Sing-a-long with the movie using on-screen lyrics and become the star of the show. Lederhosen and veils welcome!
The Band's VisitThe Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 4 Celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing, and laughter can connect us all.
Disney Pixar's Coco: Concert & Film with NSOWolf Trap
Sat. Jul 27 A family-friendly, live-to-picture concert event
Disney's AladdinThe Kennedy Center
Thru Sep. 7 Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!
Library of Congress National Book FestivalWalter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31 Over 140 authors, poets and illustrators includingU.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, historians David McCullough and Michael Beschloss, celebrity D.C. chef and humanitarian José Andrés, graphic novel superstar Raina Telgemeier.
Queens of EgyptNational Geographic
Thru Sep. 2 This multisensory exhibition will bring you back in time some 3,500 years, to the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt.
The British InvasionSignature Theatre
Aug. 20 – 31 Hop the pond for a rocking salute to the UK artists who thrilled and inspired us.
Herbie Hancock with Kamasi WashingtonWolf Trap
Tue. Jul 30 Rejoice in an evening of jazz fusion and R&B!
Dear Evan HansenThe Kennedy Center
Aug. 6 – Sep. 8 The deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
The Second City's America; It's Complicated!The Kennedy Center
Thru Aug. 11 Comedy legends The Second City return to the Kennedy Center with an all-new, all-hilarious show.
Live from the Lawn: UkeFest FinaleStrathmore
Wed. Aug 21 Features ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.
Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods at Wolf TrapEnjoy fun, interactive, and educational performances of music, dance, puppetry, and storytelling
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
Lakota John LocklearLibrary of Congress
Wed. Aug 7
George Mason: The Founding Father Who Gave Us the Bill of RightsNational Archives
Fri. Aug 16
LOC Concerts on the Lawn: Verny Varela Combo & Salsa DancingLibrary of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15
Votes for Women: A Portrait of PersistenceSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
E.T. & Concert with NSO, Emil De Cou ConductorWolf Trap
Fri. Aug 2
The Architecture of the Folger Shakespeare LibraryFolger Shakespeare Library
Thru Jan. 5, 2020
Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the VoteLibrary of Congress
Thru Sep. 1, 2020
LOC Concerts on the Lawn: KanKouran West African Dance CompanyLibrary of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 8
REMIX: Express Yourself(ie)Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thu. Jul 25
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Jessy WilsonWolf Trap
Thu. Aug 22
Baseball AmericanaLibrary of Congress
Thru Jul. 27